Graduation 2018

Hopelessly behind on credits, he was an unlikely graduate

Through four schools and a military academy, an Arlington teen overcame grief and earned a diploma.

 

The Sequoia High School commencement ceremony in pictures

The graduation ceremony for Sequoia High School in Everett was Thursday evening…

 

Adrienna Tran-Pearson, Kamiak senior, has a guaranteed spot in the University of Washington’s neuroscience program. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Adrienna Tran-Pearson knows her own mind

She has been accepted into the University of Washington’s neurobiology program.

 

Mariner High School senior Joshua Thompson on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Joshua Thompson loves beauty and song

He looks forward to a career in a salon, but music will always be a part of his life.

Mariner High School senior Joshua Thompson on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Alex Garcia, for the past two years a culinary student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center, is graduating from the Edmonds Heights K-12 parent-school partnership. He’s “a perfectionist.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Alex Garcia cooks things up

He hopes to land an apprenticeship or internship in the culinary field, or work in catering.

Alex Garcia, for the past two years a culinary student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center, is graduating from the Edmonds Heights K-12 parent-school partnership. He’s “a perfectionist.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Monroe senior Aly Gutierrez on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Aly Gutierrez was born to perform

She’s eyeing Edmonds Community College, and figures she’ll need a steady job to support her passion.

Monroe senior Aly Gutierrez on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Anna ten Hoopen is heading to the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Stanwood High. Her parents were both graduates of the academy. Shot on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Anna ten Hoopen is Navy bound

If she goes back to school, her goal would be an advanced degree in biomedical engineering.

Anna ten Hoopen is heading to the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Stanwood High. Her parents were both graduates of the academy. Shot on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Josh Johnson, an intern for OceanGate, stands between two of the company’s submersibles on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Johnson, who graduates from ORCA this spring, has been tasked with constructing a 3D printer for the company.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Josh Johnson is aiming for NASA

He plans to major in computer science at the University of Washington on a grant from NASA.

Josh Johnson, an intern for OceanGate, stands between two of the company’s submersibles on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Johnson, who graduates from ORCA this spring, has been tasked with constructing a 3D printer for the company.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)